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Edward Snowden has gained Russian citizenship nine years after fleeing the United States and landing in Russia. On Monday, Russian president Vladimir Putin signed a decree granting citizenship to 75 foreigners residing in the country, with Snowden among them. Snowden, a former NSA contractor, publicly exposed the... Read more...
You've almost certainly heard the bombshell news that EVGA is leaving the graphics card business entirely over a purported personal dispute with NVIDIA. The company insists that it isn't going anywhere despite graphics cards comprising some 78% of EVGA's revenue, at least for now. Almost as if to prove that point... Read more...
Linus Torvalds became the first ever recipient of the Intel Innovation Award for Lifetime Achievement during Pat Gelsinger's opening address at Innovation 2022. Torvalds is a Finnish-American software engineer who created and pioneered the Linux kernel, used by Linux distributions and other operating systems such as... Read more...
Speaking excitedly at Intel's Innovation event this morning, CEO Pat Gelsinger announced Intel's 13th-generation Core processors, codenamed "Raptor Lake." We've already covered the chips at large, but as a separate part of the announcement, Pat confirmed that Intel will be releasing a 6-GHz version of Raptor Lake... Read more...
The AMD Ryzen 7000 series processors already have a reputation for running hot, but we are assured this is perfectly as planned. As such, it won’t be an issue in the near or distant future. Nevertheless, TechTuber Der8auer has been up to his old tricks, cracking open one of these newly released CPUs with his Delid Die... Read more...
Intel has finally given pricing and a launch date for its highly anticipated Arc Alchemist A770 GPU. Pat Gelsinger, CEO of Intel, announced the company's desire to keep gaming GPUs affordable. Many have been waiting on more information concerning Intel's high-end Arc A770 GPU, and today Pat Gelsinger revealed both... Read more...
Today is Intel’s big launch day for the new Raptor Lake 13th Gen Core processors, but partners are already on board with refreshed systems. This includes Alienware, who has updated the Aurora platform to take advantage of the latest Intel CPUs as well as support new GeForce RTX 40-Series options. Alongside the Aurora... Read more...
At the Innovation 2022 event currently underway in San Jose, Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger revealed a number of details regarding the upcoming 13th Gen Core processor line-up, codenamed Raptor Lake. If you’re a regular HotHardware reader, you’ve likely seen a myriad of Raptor Lake-related rumors and leaks over... Read more...
For many people, the dream of picking up an NVIDIA RTX 30 Series GPU was stymied by shortages and crypto hysteria over the past few years, but there's good news: the 40 Series is just around the corner. Now that the next-gen GPUs are official, NVIDIA is talking details, including what kind of power supply you're going... Read more...
If you would like to win a very cool RTX 4090 GPU, NVIDIA and Cyberpunk 2077 are giving you the chance. The two companies are teaming up to give away a total of three RTX 4090 GPUs, along with a Cyberpunk 2077 custom backplate. NVIDIA recently announced the upcoming launch of their high-end 40 Series GPUs. People... Read more...
Amazon is serving up several genuine Xbox controllers at deep discounts right now, with savings up of to 27 percent off their respective MSRPs. These are some of the lowest prices we've seen to date, save for last year's Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals bonanza when they sold for a few bucks less. You could choose... Read more...
NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) successfully met its fate, as it crashed into asteroid Dimorphos. The spacecraft was also able to capture some amazing images just before impact as well. In the closing hours of September 26, 2022, the world's first planetary defense technology demonstration met its... Read more...
Optoma is looking to score street cred with gamers who want to play on a big screen with fast framerates, perhaps even competitively. On paper, its new CinemaX D2 and Cinemax D2 Smart projectors look up to the task. Armed with an ultra-short throw glass lens, both models can beam up to a 100-inch image from less than... Read more...
NVIDIA's Hopper GPU isn't coming to a graphics card near you. Despite being called a "GPU", it's really a compute accelerator meant for supercomputers and massive workstations. The chip was announced by NVIDIA way back in March, but it only recently entered full production, and the first parts from the family have yet... Read more...
Threat analysis teams from two different cybersecurity firms, Cyderes and Stairwell, have published a joint report detailing a new ransomware technique that may be the next big evolution in ransomware. Rather than encrypting data on victims’ computers, ransomware may soon corrupt the data instead, rendering it... Read more...
If it isn’t backed up, it doesn’t exist—or so the adage goes. It is vital to have any files that are important to you backed up in at least a few ways. For a long while now, Google Photos has made backing up images to the cloud almost effortless which has made it a popular solution for many. Recently though, some... Read more...
As we covered in our review of AMD's Ryzen 7000-series processors, the new Zen 4-based chips have integrated graphics! That means no more having to grab an old clunker off the rack just to have working display connections. However, if you have read our review, you'll know that the performance of the integrated GPU is... Read more...
Apple's high-end rugged Apple Watch Ultra is said to be the most durable yet, but can it withstand a torture test? YouTuber TechRax decided to put the new watch to the test, dropping it, shaking it in a jar of nails, and even taking a small sledge hammer to the watch face. Apple announced its first ever Apple Watch... Read more...
9/26/2022 Update As a reminder, Jupiter's closest pass to Earth is tonight, so don't miss the opportunity to see it! It is a busy night for space as the NASA DART mission is reaching its conclusion this evening as well. Original story below... Jupiter will be in opposition to the Sun later this month, presenting an... Read more...
On the supplier side, the NAND flash memory market is in a bit of shambles at the moment, and has been for the past several months (or even longer). What this means for the average consumer is that prices on solid state drives (SSDs) will continue to fall throughout the rest of 2022. There are already enticing deals... Read more...
Developer Yuri Bubliy has shared some AMD Radeon performance presets, which he has aptly named the “Radeon Monster Profiles” or RMP. Upon applying these skillfully tuned collections of Radeon RDNA 2 GPU settings, Bubliy claims users will be able to take advantage of performance gains as high as 13%, and even gain... Read more...
NASA's DART mission is nearing its final destination later today, as the spacecraft will slam into asteroid Dimorphos in hopes of changing its speed and path. You will be able to follow along tonight as the space agency will be sharing a live feed from the spacecraft, as well as a post-impact press briefing. DART... Read more...
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